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Friday, May 1, 2015
Whittier College Lavender Graduation

Whittier College held for the first time in its history a Lavender Graduate Celebration to recognize lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students and allies. In a cozy ceremony at the campus center courtyard, Rosemary... More

Thursday, April 30, 2015

On Friday, April 24th the Associated Students of Whittier College President, Victoria Esquer '15, and President Elect, Robert Duarte '16, presented the ASWC Awards for 2014-2015 at the Annual Honors Convocation. Richard B. Harvey Award Winner... More

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Judith Wagner, VEO Conference, Whittier College

Whittier College Professor of Education and Child Development Judith Wagner was one of the featured speakers at the World Principal's Leadership Institute recently held in Hong Kong, China. Victoria Educational Organisation (VEO), a partner of... More

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
President Herzberger, Whittier College

Whittier College was invited to participate in two national conferences due its commitment to serving underrepresented populations as well as providing an environment conducive to overall student success for student athletes. First, the College... More

Monday, April 27, 2015
Class of 2015, Greg Carlson, Whittier College

Choosing to come to Whittier College was a leap of faith for Gregory Carlson ’15. “I didn’t even see what the campus looked like in person before I applied or when I decided on Whittier,” said Carlson. “Coming from Weston, Massachusetts, I knew... More

Monday, April 27, 2015

Rebecca Robinson ’15 is passionate about education. Not only hers, but that of others. Robinson has taught in Hong Kong, worked alongside Whittier faculty at Broadoaks Children's School and is an ambassador for the Whittier College chapter of the... More

Monday, April 27, 2015
2015 URSCA, Whittier College, undergraduate research

Whittier College's undergraduate scholarship was on full display at the Annual Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity (URSCA) Day  on April 25. More than 90 Poet scholars in 14 majors presented their original research completed... More

Monday, April 20, 2015
Jafet Diego, Class of 2015

​As a first-generation student and woman of color, Jafet Diego ’15 had to face several barriers to go to college. The Whittier native was first introduced to the idea of going to college through the Whittier College Center for Engagement with... More

Monday, April 20, 2015
CEC College and Community Expo

More than 70 Whittier College students and 10 Pioneer High School students presented their service learning projects at the College & Community Expo on April 18 at the student center lounge on the Whittier campus.  This annual event set... More

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Class of 2015, Jaimis Ulrich, Myanmar Study Abroad

Whittier native Jaimis Ulrich ’15 took a nontraditional path to finish her college education. A transfer student from Mt. San Antonio College and Rio Hondo College, her educational journey has so far spanned 10 years. “During the time I was not... More